NYCHA Tenants Call On Mayor De Blasio For More Funding To Fix Unsafe, Unsanitary ConditionsNYCHA tenants have launched a campaign to get Mayor Bill de Blasio to agree to a City Council demand to add more funding to the city budget for public housing.
Cynthia Nixon Calls NYCHA Conditions ‘Devastating’The “Sex and the City” star and gubernatorial candidate visited the Albany Houses, where tenants complained about leaking ceilings and rodents.
New Rule Bans Smoking In Public Housing NationwideThe final rule prohibits lit tobacco products in all living units and indoor common areas, and all outdoor areas within 25 feet of housing and administrative offices.
Feds Investigating Elevated Blood Lead Levels In NYC Public Housing, SheltersFederal prosecutors are investigating health and safety conditions including lead paint in New York City homeless shelters and public housing developments.
Feds Propose Total Smoking Ban In Public Housing NationwideSmoking could soon be banned in the nation's public housing.
Officials: Passaic Teen Arrested In Drug Bust Had Over $100,000 Stashed In HomeThe arrest was part of a drug crack down in Passaic's six housing complexes, using 168 cameras to make it safer for residents.
2 Stabbed In Front Of Williamsburg Public Housing BuildingTwo young men were stabbed Tuesday evening in outside a public housing building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
City Council Looks Into Lighting And Safety In Wake Of Akai Gurley DeathExterior and interior lighting issues are expected to come up at the City Council hearing Tuesday morning.
Virginia Beach Man Charged In Fatal West Harlem Public Housing ShootingA Virginia Beach, Virginia man has been charged in a shooting that left a man dead in a West Harlem public housing development.
Police: Suspect Beat Man With Hammer In LES Public Housing ApartmentPolice were asking the public for help Tuesday in finding a suspect who they said struck another man multiple times in the head in a Lower East Side public housing apartment last month.
Protests Force De Blasio Announcement On Public Housing Repairs InsideMore than 100 New York City public housing buildings damaged by superstorm Sandy will be getting new, federally funded boilers, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Charles Schumer announced Sunday.